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The 7 Funniest Songs Of All Time, According To RottoFest

The 7 Funniest Songs Of All Time, According To RottoFest

Rottofest 2014, the sixth annual weekend festival of comedy, film and music on Rottnest Island curated by Vulture Culture has announced its best line-up yet, with over...

5 Important Tips For Emerging Bands, With Gang Of Youths

5 Important Tips For Emerging Bands, With Gang Of Youths

Sydney indie rockers, Gang Of Youths only formed last year but already boast a pretty impressive CV. Their achievements this far include playing sold out shows supporting The...

The 5 Reasons You Can’t Miss Kasabian’s Australian Tour

The 5 Reasons You Can’t Miss Kasabian’s Australian Tour

In case you had somehow missed it, English alt-rock mainstays Kasabian have made their triumphant return to Aussie shores for a national tour that won’t soon be forgotten....

6 Aussie Post-Punk Bands You Need To Know, According To Mere Women

6 Aussie Post-Punk Bands You Need To Know, According To Mere Women

Your Town, is the second LP from Sydney post-punk trio Mere Women, released via Poison City Records label, An album that according to our writer is “one of...

Are Broods NZ’s Next Big Pop Export?

Are Broods NZ’s Next Big Pop Export?

In the past week the city has been awash with a vast array of quality music as bands embarked on the city to play sideshows from...

Bands Are Now Openly Paying Journalists To Write About Their Music

Bands Are Now Openly Paying Journalists To Write About Their Music

If you were a young band struggling to stand out from the crowd, would you directly pay a journalist to write about your music? Say, for a rate...

The 5 Things Only Darwin Has, Thanks To Darwin Festival

The 5 Things Only Darwin Has, Thanks To Darwin Festival

Some of you may not know that Australia’s most northern and only tropical arts festival was born out of the destruction and devastation of a natural...

Is The Vinyl Bubble About To Burst?

Is The Vinyl Bubble About To Burst?

There’s no denying the mass resurgence of vinyl in recent years, and from a sales perspective, the signs are everywhere: the year-on-year success of the annual...

The Best Tracks Of 2014, According To The Operatives

The Best Tracks Of 2014, According To The Operatives

The Operatives are a collective of multi-talented musicians and curators responsible for presenting tours of ground-breaking international talent and a platform for emerging artists to be...

Does The Acid’s Dreamy Electro Translate Live?

Does The Acid’s Dreamy Electro Translate Live?

Transcontinental almost-buzz-band, The Acid, embarked on their Australian tour this week ahead of their spot at Splendour in the Grass. Privy to their festival warm-up was...

Why Future Islands Live Up To The Hype

Why Future Islands Live Up To The Hype

The Corner Hotel might be many things to Melbourne’s live music community, but it’s probably never been the setting for a spectacle that resembled a bullfighting...

After A Two Year Hiatus, Have Husky Returned To Form?

After A Two Year Hiatus, Have Husky Returned To Form?

They had huge success in 2011 winning Triple J Unearthed, and were touring globally on top of their wildly popular album Forever So. After a two year...

Here’s Why You Should Have Gone To Lily Allen’s Splendour Sideshow

Here’s Why You Should Have Gone To Lily Allen’s Splendour Sideshow

Nothing says “bad bitch” like smoking an e-cigarette on stage – ask Lily Allen, who did just that in a sold out show at Festival Hall...

Does Noughties Soul-Pop Queen Kelis Still Have It?

Does Noughties Soul-Pop Queen Kelis Still Have It?

Believe it or not, Kelis Rogers is an artist that has kicked her way around the scene for over 15-years, bet you’re feeling a little old...

Sky Ferreria Made Her Melbourne Debut And We Were There

Sky Ferreria Made Her Melbourne Debut And We Were There

A name that’s floated around for quite a while is that of indie pop sensation Sky Ferreira. Her debut record Night Time, My Time has seen...

Why Ásgeir Is Iceland’s Best New Musical Export

Why Ásgeir Is Iceland’s Best New Musical Export

It’s been a mammoth year for Ásgeir. Re-releasing his début album In The Silence after translating it into English, playing sold-out shows in countless countries and...

Why Something For Kate Are One Of Our Greatest National Treasures

Why Something For Kate Are One Of Our Greatest National Treasures

It’s during the opening short film retrospective by Callum Preston that opens Something For Kate’s set that it really dawns just how remarkable an achievement two...

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